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AristotleOn Generation and Corruption (March 4, 2012)

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LibriVox recording of On Generation and Corruption by Aristotle.
Read by Geoffrey Edwards

On Generation and Corruption (Ancient Greek: Περὶ γενέσεως καὶ φθορᾶς, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione, also known as On Coming to Be and Passing Away) is a treatise by Aristotle. Like many of his texts, it is both scientific and philosophic (although not necessarily scientific in the modern sense). The philosophy, though, is essentially empirical; as in all Aristotle's works, the deductions made about the unexperienced and unobservable are based on observations and real experiences. The question raised at the beginning of the text builds on an idea from Aristotle's earlier work The Physics. Namely, whether things come into being through causes, through some prime material, or whether everything is generated purely through "alteration." From this important work Aristotle gives us two of his most remembered contributions. First, the Four Causes and also the Four Elements (earth, wind, fire and water). (Summary Adapted from Wikipedia)

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Artist/Composer: Aristotle
Date: 2012-03-04
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nonfiction; Aristotle; ancient Greek philosophers; philosophy; metaphysics; science; physics; Four Causes; Four Elements

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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